Naming the Laboratory of Cartography to Prof. Dr. Benjamin Cohen – honorable Bulgarian scientist and professor of cartography (1930 – 2003)01.03.2013
The memory of Professor Benjamin Cohen was honored by Geodesy Faculty members (University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Bulgaria) and representatives of the Bulgarian cartographic community. Special memorial plaque was presented in the Department of Photogrammetry and Cartography. The tribute to Professor Cohen was supported by a presentation of his life story and work achievements. Many members of the cartography and geodesy communities shared their memories and expressed gratitude to the remarkable scientist. Professor’s Cohen family attended the event and invited the guests on a memorial cocktail.
8th National Competition for kids world map "My place in today’s world"01.03.2013
An exhibition of 103 children's drawings - maps of the world was held at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy. The drawings participate in the 8th National Competition for children's world map "My place in today’s world ", organized by the Bulgarian Cartographic Association. The winners were rewarded in a special ceremony with cocktail and tricks show.
GIS day Anniversary 201214.11.2012
Bulgaria celebrates the 14th anniversary of GIS Day. Organizers of the event are ESRI Bulgaria with the cooperation of GIS Varna, Bulgarian Geoinformation Company and GIS-Sofia. Read more here.
Bulgarian Cartographic Association: co-organizer of the training school on 3D Urban Visualisation. Open Web Technologies1-5.10.2012
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering, University of Technоlogy, Delft, the Netherlands, Bulgarian Cartographic Association and Laboratory on Cartography, organized a training school entitled: 3D Urban Visualisation. Open Web Technologies. The course lasted 40 hours and the keynote speaker was Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sisi Zlatanova, TU Delft.
Agreement between "Geodetekt" and NIGGG, BAS3.10.2012
On 03.10.2012 agreement for collaboration has been signed between "Geodetekt" Ltd. company, as an official partner in Bulgaria of the leading Russian company in the field of geoinformation technologies – Design office "Panorama", represented by Ing. Kalinka Angelova and Dr. Ing. Angel Angelov and the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, represented by the Director Prof. DSc. Nikolay Miloshev.
In line with the contract, the GIS Center of the "Geography" Department has been provided with "Panorama" software.
ICA Video competitionUntil 1.06.2012
ICA organizes a competition on creating a 1-2 minute video on Modern cartography and the ICA. The participants should represent the cartography in daily life. For more information, click here.
Travel Grand for Nadka Stoimenova, PhD Student on cartography17 - 18.11.2011
Nadka Stoimenova, PhD Student on cartography received a travel grand for the OBSERVE-BGNet-EGIDa joint Workshop “Earth Observation for the Social benefit of the Balkans”, Istanbul, Turkey, November 18-19, 2011. The Project Manager for Bulgaria is Assoc. Prof. Peter Penev.
GIS day Anniversary16 - 17.11.2011
Bulgaria celebrates the 13th anniversary of GIS Day.
GIS Panorama course13 - 14.10.2011 and 3 - 4.11.2011
A course on GIS Panorama was held in Laboratory on Cartography, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy. Teachers and PhD students participated. The course tutors were Yana Angelova and Angel Angelov from Geodetect Ltd.
Conference in Croatia13 - 14.09.2011
7th Cartographic Conference and 3rd Croatian NSDI and INSPIRE day was hеld in Croatia. The president of BCA, Assoc. Prof. T. Bandrova was invited as a keynote speaker of the event.
Assoc. Professor T. Bandrova - Member of the Ex. Committee of ISDE23.08.2011
The President of BCA, Assoc. Prof. T. Bandrova has been elected a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE) during the 7th International Symposium on Digital Earth in Perth, Australia.
International Award for S. Marinova8.07.2011
During the 25th International Cartographic Conference in Paris, France, Silviya Marinova, Ph.D Student, received a travel award for best report as a young scientist. The costs of her participation in the conference were covered by the International Cartographic Association (ICA).
International Award for DavGeo Ltd.8.07.2011
Cartographic Studio "DavGeo" with a map of Sunny Beach was awarded first prize in the category "Maps for tourism, orienteering and parks" in the International Cartographic Exhibition at the 25th International Cartographic Conference in Paris, France.
BCA - national representative in the ICA8.07.2011
Recently established Bulgarian Cartographic Association replaced the Union of Surveyors and Land Managers as a national representative for Bulgaria in the ICA during the General Assembly.
Symposium in Orleans31.06. - 1.07.2011
А symposium on "Maps for the future: children, education and the Internet" was held in Orleans, France with Bulgarian participation. A book on this topic will be published by Springer next year.